Friday, October 4, 2019
Two Books at a Time
But I am not discouraged because one day I will write a commentary on John's Gospel in English as I will do so for John's Revelation. Speaking engagements do not help in terms of writing. I am already thinking and praying of what I am going to preach (3 sermons) in Pulau Banggi, God willing, if I should make it there. I also have a leadership seminar to conduct straight after that, for which I am praying before the Lord whether I could take up since I would be reaching KK late at night on Sunday after my visit to Banggi Island. I trust that in the Lord, I could do all things in His strength. Then, I am praying for next year. I might keep going what I am doing now. Preaching itinerantly and writing whenever I am not travelling. But it will not be the same. I am starting to write two papers for Conferences next year. This year has been missed opportunities but next year I may attend the European Association of Biblical Studies Congress in Germany. There are a couple of regional conferences in Kuala Lumpur as well, one in June and the other in August. Then July's SBL International meeting is in Australia, which is quite tempting as I could pop over to NZ to see my son. "Lord, hear my prayers". "The poor man cries and the Lord listens to him out of His holy hill".
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